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Kim Cobb honored with 2020 Hans Oeschger Medal
October 23, 2019
Kim Cobb is one of 49 recipients of the 2020 awards and medals of the European Geoscience Union (EGU). A professor in the Georgia Tech School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS), Cobb will receive the 2020 Hans Oeschger Medal. The medal recognizes scientists “for their outstanding achievements in ice research and/or short-term climatic changes (past, present, future).”
Lewis Wheaton, associate professor, School of Biological Sciences
October 22, 2019
School of Biological Sciences Associate Professor Lewis Wheaton uses his Cognitive Motor Control Lab to research the neurological processes involved when people cope with the loss of a limb, a stroke, or a traumatic brain injury that can impact motor skills.   
Venkata Ramana Makkapati
October 16, 2019
Fourth-year aerospace engineering Ph.D. student Venkata Ramana Makkapati wins quiz 4 of ScienceMatters Season 3.
Sally Ng headshot
October 15, 2019
Since joining Georgia Tech in 2011, Sally Ng has built a formidable research team trying to learn more about aerosols, tiny particles that float in our atmosphere. Ng has already added considerable insight into what aerosols can do to the environment.  
Winners of 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Credit: Nobel Media)
October 10, 2019
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “is a long-overdue recognition to three great scientists and to the electrochemistry research community.” That’s the reaction of Hailong Chen, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Georgia Tech to the announcement on Oct. 9. “They should’ve gotten the prize 10 years ago,” says Matthew McDowell, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering and materials science and engineering at Tech.
Georgia Tech undergrads at Lilly España (Courtesy of Cam Tyson)
October 9, 2019
Lilly Espana, in Alcobendas, Spain, hosted 24 Georgia Tech undergraduate students and two faculty, as part of the College of Sciences’ Barcelona Fall study abroad program.  
Winners of 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics (Credit: Nobel Media)
October 9, 2019
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded "for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth's place in the cosmos." Georgia Tech scientists John Wise, Gongjie Li, and Chris Reinhard reflect on the award-winning work and its impact on their own research.
Baylor Reini
October 9, 2019
First-year biochemistry major Baylor Reini wins quiz 3 of ScienceMatters Season 3.
Winners of 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Credit: Nobel Media)
October 8, 2019
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded jointly to William G. Kaelin Jr., Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.” Georgia Tech assistant professors Amit Reddi and Young Jang reflect on the downstream effects of the award-winning work.
School of Mathematics Professor Rafael de la Llave
October 8, 2019
Mathematical concepts that have been around for centuries could help NASA save on fuel for future trips to the solar system's outer planets and moons, thanks to research from School of Mathematics Professor Rafael de la Llave.